Hansen's Disease

4 articles
Shedding Light on NTDs: Leprosy
Aug 1, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  When a 4,000-year-old skeleton located in Rajasthan, India was unearthed in 2009, archeologists were not expecting to find Mycobacterium leprae...

Drug-Resistant Leprosy Emerges in West Africa
Sep 9, 2016 | Kara Sewalk

  A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious Disease Journal highlights an investigation identifying a cluster of Guinean patients with drug...

Ohio Inmate Diagnosed with Leprosy Begins Treatment
Oct 26, 2014 | Anna Tomasulo

On Tuesday, October 14, an inmate at Ohio’s Chillicothe Correctional Institution was diagnosed with Hansen’s disease, a disease also known as leprosy...

Spotlight on Leprosy: Two Thousand Years of Solitude
Aug 8, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

Leper (noun): a person who is ignored or despised. The leper is historically depicted as an outcast, a criminal, and most certainly someone to be...